Ages 11.0- 12.9
The Grey group is a Developmental Track crossover group that is trying to bridge the gap to the National Track.
The Grey group provides an intense and focused training environment for those 11-12 swimmers. Swimmers maintain focus on stroke technique, body position, and kicking to set themselves up for short and long-term success. Swimmers must have regularly attended meets on the team schedule for prior group to be eligible for Grey.
Grey Swimmers have written race goals and corresponding training goals. Swimmers swim with their goals in mind every practice.
Entry-level requirements for Grey swimmers is one of two criteria
1. Test Set Requirement & Work Ethic Requirement: Swimmers must attend swim meets regularly AND attend 4- 5 practices per week. Swimmers must have desire to work towards JO and USA Swimming 11-12 A times. Swimmers must be able to complete the following test sets:
- 6 x 50s freestyle @ :45
- 8 x 50s back dolphin kick with fins @ :45
- 10 x 50s kick @ 1:00
- 8 x 25s scull @ :40
- 5 x 100 IM @ 1:50
- 5 x 100 free @ 1:25
- 200 IM @ 3:00
2. Time Standard & Work Ethic Requirement: Swimmers must attend swim meets regularly AND attend 4- 5 practices per week. Swimmers must have desire to work towards JO and USA Swimming 11-12 A times. Swimmers must have two USA Swimming 11-12 year-old time 'BB' times to enter the group.
Sites Available: Gunderson High School (all National track groups practice only at GHS)